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gay

noun homoerotic, homophile, homosexual, life partner, same sex partner
Associated concepts: gay marriage
See also: jocular
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Indeed, a number of recent studies have connected depression with use of ecstasy, a "club drug" that has been around for many years and is wildly popular among gay men.
Gay men enter the dance field at ages ranging from 5 years old to their college years, but there are often common denominators in their motivations.
The most controversial aspect of Rotello's book is that gay men cannot rely on condoms as our sole defense against HIV transmission--offering instead that gay liberation must give way to a more restrained style of sexual partnering.
Congress attests to the lack of acceptance of the needs of gay men and lesbian women in the workplace.
Based on the findings reported by young gay men regarding their safer sex and HIV-risk behaviors, we suggest employing a discourse conceptualized as 'gay-boy talk' as a strategy for addressing factors that place young gay men at risk for HIV and for building on their strengths and protective behaviors.
The last time public health officials worried about syphilis outbreaks among gay men was in the late 1970s and early 1980s, when bathhouses were in their prime.
This story is doubly significant, as the zenith of ACT up's organizational strength is already ancient history to at least two generations of younger lesbians and gay men who have come out since the early-'90s heyday of the activist group.
While Stein rather self-consciously, and not entirely convincingly, claims that gay and lesbian history is a vital part of urban history, he reveals the lesbian tendency towards public invisibility that led such women to come together more in the 'private' sphere than more visible gay men did.
Lesbians and gay men view Hawaii somewhat differently.
GENRE magazine, America's most popular lifestyle magazine that targets gay men, today announced a powerful new editorial team.
It was also moving and the first time a younger person has recognized both the gift and responsibility we "older" gay men have.